Organisations

Grandma's

UK

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PO Box 1392
London SW6 4EJ

Grandma's provides practical support to families and children affected by HIV/AIDS by building and maintaining relationships with the children concerned. The services provided include babysitting, support around hospital appointments, keywork visits on a weekly basis. Future plans incluse daycare and short-term respite facilities

African Women's Welfare Group (AWWG)

UK

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594 High Road Tottenham
London N17 9TA

AWWG's vision is to advance the cause of African and their families through advocacy, patronage and promotion within the general population and the State apparatus. It aims to bring together a wide range of institutions in health, social services and welfare; to mobilise, harness and maximixe available resources; to understand the variety of beliefs, theories and models of practice in operation and their impact on service provision; and to address inadequacies in service provision and redress poor access to services and amenities

IMPACT

UK

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151 Western Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex RH16 3LH

Impact's aim is that no-one should become disabled through disease, lack of knowledge or shortage of medical services. With effective delivery of today's know-how, it believes that, given the will and resources, it should be possible to reduce by one third the incidence of avoidable disability in developing countries, while at the same time helping to break the link between ageing and disability in industrialised countries like their own

European Forum on HIV, Children, Young People and Families

UK

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111-117 Lancaster Road
London

This is a multi disciplinary network of 13 collaborating centres in Europe. It includes NGOs, professionals, oung people and government agencies. It promotes the rights and needs and views of children and families. It operates within the UNCRC framework. It provides information, newsletters (5 languages) and bulletins. It conducts inter-country studies and projects on good practice,training and consultancy. It also organises seminars and conferences. Resource centre available on request.

Comic Relief

UK

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5th Floor
89 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TP
UK

Comic Relief exists to tackle poverty and promote social justice by helping disadvantaged people in the UK and Africa to realise their aspirations and potential. They do this by raising funds and awareness, and allocating funds donated by the public to charitable projects across the UK and Africa